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Thom Loverro has been a professional journalist since 1977, working for a number of newspapers, including eight years as a news editor and reporter for The Baltimore Sun, where he covered government, politics, and crime. He moved into sports writing when he joined The Washington Times in 1992. He moved to The Washington Examiner as a sports columnist in 2009 and returned to The Washington Times in 2013, where he is currently the lead sports columnist.

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National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Ken Griffey Jr. speaks during an induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center on Sunday, July 24, 2016, in Cooperstown, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Ken Griffey Jr. not on a list of top 10 greatest baseball players is foolish

On the day that Ken Griffey Jr. was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, I thought it would be valid and appropriate to compile my personal top 10 list of all time -- especially since the kiddie corps at ESPN didn't think that Griffey was one of their top 10 of all time. Published July 24, 2016

Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker (12) signs for fans before a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Saturday, July 2, 2016, in Washington. The Reds won 9-4 in ten innings. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) **FILE**

D.C. sports fans don't need to prove anything

The Nationals crowd, as well as the team, is now being graded about how they will perform the rest of the season. Nationals manager Dusty Baker indicated while they watch a first-place team, the home crowd isn't exactly in first place. Published July 14, 2016

Joe Don Looney in 1964. (Associated Press)

Joe Don Looney's place in history

Sonny Jurgensen and Billy Kilmer were both very familiar with former NFL running back Joe Don Looney, both having played with him -- Sonny in Washington and Billy in New Orleans. Published July 3, 2016